By Bi5MiLl4hRunamuckfestival. Dining Benches. At Monday, November 12th 2018, 09:01:47 AM.
If you like the traditional style but you want a little bit more comfort for your guests you might want to opt for a padded bench. You can still keep it traditional with the rest of the bench being made out of wood, without a back of course, but you do not need your guests to be uncomfortable just to keep a specific style. Usually you can find the padded bench seats in multiple colors so you can match the décor and style already found in your dining area.
But a desk, and a modern dining table for that matter, use a standard chair or stool as its matter of seating. A picnic table and some other outdoor tables use benches in lieu of chairs or stools to seat people. Although common for the outdoors, an indoor table rarely uses a stool for place settings. Can this still be classified as a table? By definition yes, although in today's modern interior having bench seats anywhere in the home would be considered a major decor gamble.
If comfort is a concern, consider putting a cushion on your bench. Some companies sell cushions already made or you can custom order them. If you're handy with fabric, you can opt to make a customized cushion yourself. Most fabric stores have poly-foam that you can use for the padding and it is pretty easy to shape.